The Impact Of The Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program

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Heard On The Morning Show
A view of Lake Michigan from Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve
A view of Lake Michigan from Lion’s Den Gorge Nature Preserve near Grafton. The Ozaukee County Park, one of the few remaining undeveloped bluffs along Lake Michigan, was preserved with funding from the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program. Joseph Gage/ CC BY-SA 2.0

Since it was created in 1989, the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program has preserved at least 723,000 acres of wilderness and improved 1,000 parks, trails and waterways. Gov. Tony Evers has proposed expanding the program for 10 years. We talk to conservationists about the program.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Charles Carlin Guest
  • Charlene Brooks Simonson Guest
  • Jim Tuckwell Guest
  • Stephanie Vrabec Guest